Monday, March 24, 2008

Oh! What a lovely waiver

The UPA government's waiver of farm loans that was announced in the Union budget is no solution to even the immediate crisis let alone long-term agrarian problems. Nothing in this budget will raise farm incomes, writes P Sainath.

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Palagummi Sainath is the winner of the 2007 Ramon Magsaysay award for Journalism, Literature, and Creative Communication Arts.

Thanks to Pulkit for the pointer.

2 comments:

Shumit said...

hey you got a good blog going...i have saved it in my favorites. I should be in Bangalore in a week or two. Lets do something fun like run to pecos for breakfast

deadmanoncampus said...

Sainath seems to be another power hungry guy,another Ellsworth Monkton Toohey.This is my blog post on Sainath relating to NREGA.

http://memorymaniac.blogspot.com/2008/06/lets-create-unemployment.html